For all birthday party inquiries, please email us at or call us at (704) 282-4570 during our open hours, Wed-Sat, 9:00 am-5:00 pm. 


$275 (plus tax)

Make your next birthday celebration a day to remember with a party at Monroe Science Center!

A birthday party at MSC includes:

  • 30 guests total (adults 15 and children 15, Including party family and birthday child)
    • Numbers may not be modified 
  • Museum admission for party guests
  • 1 Hour in a Private Party Room
  • Assigned cart for loading/unloading and belongings storage


Requests must be received at least 2 weeks before your desired date.

You must complete the Birthday Party request form and return it to the Monroe Science Center in person or via email.

Once your request is accepted, you must read the birthday party room user agreement and fill out the user agreement form.

You will make payment for the party at the time of booking.

Party times:

Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday: 2:00 pm

Saturday: 10:00 am and 2:00 pm

Other times may be available on a case-by-case basis.

Parties must be booked at least 2 weeks prior to the requested date.


Party Guests

A MSC birthday party includes up to 30 guests (including adults and children). Children cannot be dropped off without an adult to be responsible for them. Children must be supervised at all times while in the Science Center. There are no exceptions.

Due to capacity, there cannot be additional guests in the party room, but you are welcome to purchase additional tickets for admission into the museum at the standard rate for anyone you would like over the 30 included guests. Guests that do not have the appropriate colored (Birthday Party Wristband) will not be permitted into the party room.

Party guests have access to the Science Center all-day. Instruct your guests to keep their wristbands on for re-entry.

Party Room

There will be 15 minutes to set up before the party starts and 15 minutes to clean up after.

The room has tables, chairs, a sink, and counter space.

Make the party space your own with table decorations such as centerpieces or table clothes, plates, napkins, or party favors. These items are not included in the party package. No wall decorations, please.

Items not allowed into the party room include but are not limited to confetti, silly string, glitter, piñatas, and wall decorations.

Party Food & Beverages

Birthday families may bring a birthday cake, snacks, non-alcoholic beverages, plates, napkins, cups, and other tableware, as these items are not included in the party package.

Alcoholic beverages are not allowed.

Cancellation & Reschedule Policy

Full payment is due at the time of party booking.

Cancellations must be received at least two weeks prior to a party date for a refund minus a $25 cancellation fee. Cancellations within two weeks of a party date will not be given a refund.

Parties rescheduled within two weeks of a party date are subject to a $25 rescheduling fee.